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The August 21st Eclipse Will Be a Significant Test for Solar Power

The eclipse on Monday isn't just a nifty thing to watch -- it'll also be an important test of our power grid's ability to quickly load balance as solar energy goes offline. The post The August 21st Eclipse Will Be a Significant Test for Solar Power.....»»

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Google Launching Android O During Solar Eclipse, Will Probably Call It ‘Oreo’

Google has added a countdown timer to the Android O landing page, confirming that Android O's release will coincide with the total solar eclipse in the US. The post Google Launching Android O During Solar Eclipse, Will Probably Call It ‘Oreo.....»»

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Leaked Intel Slide Reveals Coffee Lake CPU Lineup

A leaked slide points to significant performance uplifts between Kaby Lake and the upcoming Coffee Lake. These new chips could prove potent competitors to AMD's Ryzen family. The post Leaked Intel Slide Reveals Coffee Lake CPU Lineup appeared first.....»»

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iOS 11 Will Implement a ‘Cop Button’ to Disable Touch ID

A new feature in iOS 11 will allow users to disable Touch ID and make an emergency call to 911 in a more simplified fashion. Given Apple's spats with the DOJ, the "cop button" tag was inevitable. The funniest thing is, it works *both* ways -- you can.....»»

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Intel Launches Atom C3000 Servers With Up to 16 Cores, 256GB RAM

Intel has refreshed its dense server Atom hardware with new CPUs based on the Goldmont architecture, with 2-16 cores, low TDPs, and up to 4 10GbE ports. The post Intel Launches Atom C3000 Servers With Up to 16 Cores, 256GB RAM appeared first on Extr.....»»

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AMD Releases Cryptocurrency Mining Driver, May Raise Vega Prices

AMD has released a beta driver optimized for cryptocurrency mining, and its Vega launch pricing may not hold long-term. The post AMD Releases Cryptocurrency Mining Driver, May Raise Vega Prices appeared first on ExtremeTech......»»

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Citizen Scientists Will Help Document Next Week’s Total Solar Eclipse

Various universities and scientific organizations are working to unite fans of science to collect data like temperature, photos, and even radio signals. The post Citizen Scientists Will Help Document Next Week’s Total Solar Eclipse appeared fi.....»»

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Union May Win Battle Against Self-Driving Trucks, But Not the War

The Teamsters got Congress to keep big trucks out of legislation allowing autonomous vehicle testing. Long term, though, self-driving trucks will happen. The post Union May Win Battle Against Self-Driving Trucks, But Not the War appeared first on Ext.....»»

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How to Safely View the August 21st Solar Eclipse

No matter where you are in the US, the sun will be at least partially eclipsed, so there will be the temptation to look up. Here's how you do that safely. The post How to Safely View the August 21st Solar Eclipse appeared first on ExtremeTech......»»

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Scientists Find 91 Volcanoes Underneath Antarctica’s Melting Ice

Geologists analyzing ice-penetrating radar data on Antarctica have found an additional, previously unknown 91 volcanoes, many of them in active rift zones across the continent. The post Scientists Find 91 Volcanoes Underneath Antarctica’s Melti.....»»

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ET deals: Dell Inspiron 3650 dual-core desktop for $299

Is your current PC loud, bulky, and slow? Well, it must be time for an upgrade. Thankfully, you won't have to spend much for a nice modern desktop -- just take a look at this Inspiron 3000 from Dell. If you're looking for a PC for everyday tasks like.....»»

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Tesla Model 3 Buyers Report Being Shoved Towards Model S Instead

Multiple Tesla owners have reported being given a hard sell, pushing them towards the Model S and away from the Model 3. if the Model 3 is Tesla's true mass market car, why is the company encouraging people not to buy it? The post Tesla Model 3 Buye.....»»

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Two Weeks Later, Bitcoin is Forking Again

Two weeks after Bitcoin forked into Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash, the cryptocurrency has announced another impending fork. How many more are we going to see? The post Two Weeks Later, Bitcoin is Forking Again appeared first on ExtremeTech......»»

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Scientists Design Micromotor to Deliver Antibiotics

Researchers from the University of California San Diego have developed a "micromotor" capable of transporting antibiotics to the site of infection, making them more effective and reducing side effects. The post Scientists Design Micromotor to Deliver.....»»

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Researchers May Have Found MH370’s Resting Place

New, manual analysis of satellite data gathered in the wake of the MH370 disaster may have helped Australian scientists finally locate the plane. But after so long, will anyone go look for it? The post Researchers May Have Found MH370’s Restin.....»»

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Qualcomm Develops Active Depth-Sensing Camera for Android Phones

Device makers won't even need to do any of the hard stuff -- they can just license the technology. The post Qualcomm Develops Active Depth-Sensing Camera for Android Phones appeared first on ExtremeTech......»»

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$20,000 Rebates on Nissan Leaf and BMW i3 EVs Offered in California

Get a new $25,000 Nissan Leaf for just $5,000 after rebates and credits. The Leafs and BMW i3s offered get 100-plus miles on a charge. That said, 2018 models will double the range. The post $20,000 Rebates on Nissan Leaf and BMW i3 EVs Offered in Ca.....»»

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ET Deals: Save 22% on Kaby Lake Dell XPS 15 Laptop with GTX 1050

Today, Dell is offering up a $400 discount on the excellent XPS 15 laptop. With a half-terabyte SSD, a generous amount of memory, and all-day battery life, this sleek modern machine is absolutely worth the premium asking price. The post ET Deals: Sav.....»»

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The First True Multi-User Holographic Table Has Been Built

An Australian company has created a prototype holographic projector that can support multiple users and angles of presentation simultaneously. If it works, it could be a major breakthrough. The post The First True Multi-User Holographic Table Has Bee.....»»

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Details Leak on Intel’s Upcoming Ice Lake CPU, 10nm Schedule

Details on Intel's next-next-generation chip have leaked. Say hello to Ice Lake. The post Details Leak on Intel’s Upcoming Ice Lake CPU, 10nm Schedule appeared first on ExtremeTech......»»

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